Before Union: Carver prepped at the University School of Jackson where she was a cheerleader for four years. In addition to being a cheerleader, Carver was also a member of the track team for two years and the softball team for one season. She spent three years competing with the Southern Extreme Competitivie Cheer and Dance program. As a senior, Carver was selected as the cheerleading team captain. She was named Miss USJ, a member of the Honor Society for four years, junior class secretary and lower school yearbook editor.